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Meaning of FESTERING

Pronunciation:  f'esturing

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a fluid product of inflammation
  2. [n]  (medicine) the formation of morbific matter in an abscess or a vesicle and the discharge of pus
  3. [adj]  having undergone infection; "festering sores"; "an infected wound"

FESTERING is a 9 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: ichor, infected, maturation, purulence, purulent, pus, pussy, putrid, sanies, septic, suppuration, suppuration
 See Also: activity, bodily fluid, bodily function, bodily process, body fluid, body process, gleet, humor, humour, liquid body substance



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